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CVE-2008-5301 Detail

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the ManageSieve implementation in Dovecot 1.0.15, 1.1, and 1.2 allows remote attackers to read and modify arbitrary .sieve files via a ".." (dot dot) in a script name.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/01/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5301
Original release date:
12/01/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.4 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
4.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (12/02/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of dovecot as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, or 5. Those packages do not include ManageSieve server.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot/2008-November/035259.html Patch External Source MLIST [Dovecot] 20081117 ManageSieve SECURITY hole: virtual users can edit scripts of other virtual users (all versions)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32582 External Source BID 32582
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-838-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-838-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3190 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-3190
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46672 External Source XF managesieve-sieve-directory-traversal(46672)

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